Seagate 6 TB Hard Drive Announced


SeagateIn what could be termed as a major breakthrough, a high performance 6 TB storage device has been freshly announced by Seagate. The Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD V4 is stated by the manufacturer as the fastest model of all the other storage devices available in the current market. The hard drive runs at a RPM of 7200 making heavy data transfers easy and fast.

The size of this device is 3.5 inches, which is the standard hard disk size of desktop computers. With these levels of performance it is suitable for organisations or where ever heavy data transmission and storage is necessary.

Western digital has bought Seagate recently. So there is no doubt that the two global leaders merged together will bring out exceptional products.

The advantage of the Seagate 6 TB Hard Drive over the traditional  hard drives is that this device is able to squeeze out 25 percent higher performance than any other device available. This is due to the implementation of the eight generation platform. With extensive testing, the results show that the mean time between failures (MTBF) is 1.4 million hours. This means that even with continuous long term usage the device will function without any glitch.

The  Seagate 6 TB Hard Drive functions on a 12 Gb/s SAS. Along with these fantastic advancements the storage device is packed with humidity sensor and ramp load technology to perform optimally even under harsh conditions.

The hard disk is also available as a SATA 6 Gb/s interface. With this fast and easy plug and use of this storage device can be done instead of assembling it inside.

Another useful additions implemented on this device is that it comes with a Self Encrypting Drives (SED), which means that the data you store is safe and sound.  A FIPS SED security option. Along with this there is also an Instant Secure Erase feature which enables the user to securely delete the data stored on the device without the fear data recovery by malicious personnel. The Seagate 6 TB Hard Drive also has rotational vibration tolerance to reduce disk failure and an error correction system for
uninterrupted continuous data stream.

If you require a reliable and high performing storage devices with a slight high price tag, without doubt go for the Western Digital/Seagate storage devices as they have been ruling the market since a long time.

The pricing of this product is not yet been made public. However expect the cost of the  Seagate 6 TB Hard Drive to be sky high as a new technology is always expensive. Moreover, the depreciation in the value of hard drives over time is quite less as compared to other electronic products.

Lohith Arcot
Lohith is a Biomedical engineer by training and an impassioned dog-lover. He diligently follows and muses about the technological revolution,with a perspective on the cultural aspect of marketing. While he's not busy de-constructing apps, processors and OS', he catches up on quality films